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Jun 21 2022

Stamford immigrant services nonprofit Building One Community expands to the city’s East Side

By Verónica Del Valle STAMFORD – The immigrant services nonprofit Building One Community will open a second location on the East Side to house, the organization announced Monday. Building One Community said in a news release that it expects to run its Immigration Legal Services, Family & Individual Services, Workforce Development, and administrative services out…
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Feb 4 2022

RMA Presentation on Immigration by Dr. Anka Badurina

By Arnold J. Gordon from the RMA The weekly presentation of the Retired Men’s Association of Greenwich on January 26 featured Gerald Pollack introducing Anka Badurina, Ph.D., the Executive Director of the non-profit Stamford organization Building One Community – Center for Immigrant Opportunity (B1C) that is dedicated to advancing the successful integration of immigrants and…
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Nov 27 2021

About half of Stamford students are Hispanic. And the school district is focusing on how to reach their parents.

Stamford Advocate By Ignacio Laguarda STAMFORD – Jenny Canepa couldn’t hold back her emotions during a recent school board meeting. The Ecuadorian-born mother of a Stamford Public Schools student still struggles to understand and speak English, which is why she was thrilled to see the district provide a Spanish-speaking translator through the online Zoom application…
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Nov 11 2021

Nonprofit leaders, veterans: Stamford mayor-elect Caroline Simmons unveils policy team heads

Stamford Advocate By Brianna Gurciullo STAMFORD – Mayor-elect Caroline Simmons on Wednesday unveiled the leaders of 10 committees that will craft policy recommendations over the coming weeks for her administration’s first 100 days and beyond. Fran Pastore, the CEO and founder of the Women’s Business Development Council, and Simon Koster of Digital Currency Group will…
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Oct 8 2021

An Emmy win for UConn: Professor Oscar Guerra’s win for ‘Love, Life, and the Virus’

The Daily Campus By Zachary Wisnefsky Last Tuesday night, the 42nd News Emmy Awards were held virtually. In the penultimate award of the night – the coveted Best Story in a News Magazine Emmy – UConn’s own Professor Oscar Guerra took home the prize for his documentary “Love, Life and the Virus.” His film follows a…
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Afghan refugee crisis

Sep 10 2021

Westporters Help Afghans. You Can, Too.

By Dan Woog The news from Afghanistan – though horrifying – can seem thousands of miles away. For Westport attorney Sam Leaf, it’s right next door. He and attorney Jennifer Williams of Stamford-based Building One Community have teamed up to help a Connecticut man rescue his family from the Taliban. Their client – whose name is withheld…
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Building One Community is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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